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What is Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse?

What is Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse?

  • Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: A rare inherited disorder involving a kidney disorder that starts early in life and rapidly progresses to kidney failure. Death often occurs within years of birth.

Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse, or a subtype of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: Introduction

Types of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse:

Broader types of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse:

How serious is Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse?

Complications of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: see complications of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse

What causes Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse?

Causes of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: see causes of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse

What are the symptoms of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse?

Symptoms of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: see symptoms of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse

Complications of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: see complications of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse

Onset of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: birth - 2 years of age

Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: Pediatrician, Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse.
Treatments for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: see treatments for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse
Research for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse: see research for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse

Name and Aliases of Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse

Main name of condition: Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse

Other names or spellings for Mesangial sclerosis, diffuse:

nephrotic syndrome, early-onset, with diffuse mesangial sclerosis, Familial mesangial sclerosis, Diffuse mesangial sclerosis, Diffuse isolated mesangial sclerosis, Isolated diffuse mesangial sclerosis, DMS

DMS, Diffuse isolated mesangial sclerosis, Diffuse mesangial sclerosis, Familial mesangial sclerosis, Isolated diffuse mesangial sclerosis, Nephrotic syndrome, early onset with diffuse mesangial sclerosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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